Dolder Open Air Ice Skating Rink
Prepare for a spin on the largest artificial open-air ice rink in Europe. Dolder Open-Air Ice Skating Rink (Dolder Kunsteisbahn), located near the Dolder Grand Hotel, welcomes visitors young and old to enjoy ice skating, ice hockey and Bavarian curling. Built in 1930 on a hilltop overlooking the city of Zurich, the ice rink boasts a staggering 6.000 square metres of ice!
Activities at Dolder Open-Air Ice Skating Rink
Besides skating laps around the gigantic ice rink, there are plenty of other activities to partake in at Dolder Open-Air Ice Skating Rink. The venue is famous for its recreational ice hockey or "Chneble". There are also classes in Bavarian curling and ice sculpture, as well as the occasional ice rink disco!
During the festive season leading up to Christmas, a massive Christmas tree is strategically positioned in the middle of the ice rink, to provide a heartwarming festive feeling! This, combined with a warm drink in the cosy restaurant guarantees you a winter experience to remember!
Gatherings at Dolder Open-Air Ice Skating Rink
Dolder Open-Air Ice Skating Rink is the ideal venue for a family day out or a team-building event for companies. There are many offers for corporate or private events at the rink.
The restaurant at Dolder Open-Air Ice Skating Rink is not just a place for skaters to go to take a break and refuel - it is a memorable venue with that quintessential Swiss winter sports ambience. It’s a place that regularly welcomes groups of people celebrating occasions, such as corporate or family events with its banquet offers for lunch, drinks receptions, dinner menus, fondue and table-grill specialities.
Ice skates can be rented at the ice rink, or visitors can bring their own ice skates. There are plenty of measures for safety on the ice for kids: double-bladed ice skates, skating aids and helmets are available for children. Visitors are strongly recommended to wear gloves and other warm winter clothes.
Opening times at Dolder Open-Air Ice Skating Rink
- Monday to Saturday: 9am-10.30pm
- Sunday: 9am-5.45pm
- Exception: Closed on Wednesdays from 5.45pm-7.15pm due to training sessions
Plan your visit to Dolder Open-Air Ice Skating Rink
Check out all the deals, prices and tickets on the Dolder Open-Air Ice Skating Rink website and plan your winter adventure. Take the Dolderbahn train up the hill to the ice rink. The venue is approximately 2,7km from Zurich Central Station and 8,5km from Zurich airport.